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Close Encounters

Finding love and connection can sometimes prove rather difficult, and this collection of short films finds some varied and surprising solutions to this age-old problem.

Brian Robinson

Good Morning

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  • Directors Stephen Dunn, Peter Knegt
  • Canada 2013
  • 10 min

The perils of modern gay life are explored in this drama about a man sharing a hungover morning with a 17-year-old after his 30th birthday.

What Do We Need?

¿Qué Necesitamos?

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  • Director David Eating
  • Spain 2013
  • 17 min

Problems arise when two flatmates are rivals in love.

The Son

El Hijo

  • Director Venci Kostov
  • Spain 2012
  • 22 min

A handsome hooligan has hidden depths, but his family has more secrets than he imagined.

Rough Trade

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  • Director Drew Lint
  • Canada 2013
  • 18 min

A dreamlike evocation of a street hustler’s encounter with a strange cult.

Human Warmth

Chaleur Humain

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  • Director Christophe Predari
  • Belgium 2012
  • 11 min

An exquisite poetic short about conflicting emotions where two young men confront unresolved desire at the end of a relationship.

Total running time 78 min

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